He had a sweet tooth and some sticky fingers.
A UK police officer was fired Thursday after an investigation showed he underpaid for a dessert snack that was being sold for charity, the BBC reported.
West Yorkshire Constable Chris Dwyer, 51, paid the equivalent of less than a quarter for two packages of Jaffa Cakes that were selling for more than a dollar, the BBC said.
The snacks were sold at Halifax police station as part of a fundraising effort for a charity trip to Uganda, the report said.
Dwyer had dropped some money in a cash tin and taken the Jaffa Cakes, an orange flavored chocolate-covered snack.
When questioned he said he dropped two coins in the tin — but a